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Jordan L. Goldman

Associate, Corporate Department
T 1(212) 318-6643
F 1(212) 230-5143

Jordan Goldman is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Goldman's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. He represents public and private companies in a variety of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, asset purchases, joint ventures, venture financings and cross-border transactions.

Mr. Goldman received his law degree from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (summa cum laude) from Union College.

Mr. Goldman is admitted to practice law in New York.


  • RSE Ventures, the venture arm of Miami Dolphins owner and The Related Companies Chairman Stephen Ross, in connection with various transactions.
  • Represented Elanco US Inc., a subsidiary of Eli Lilly and Company, in its acquisition of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica’s U.S. feline, canine and rabies vaccines portfolio and Fort Dodge manufacturing and R&D site for approximately $885 million.
  • Represented Merck & Co. in connection with its acquisition of Afferent Pharmaceuticals. 
  • Represented both companies and venture capital investors in various preferred stock financing rounds. 
  • Represented various foreign companies in connection with U.S. investments.
  • Represented various early stage startup companies in connection with general corporate matters and financing.
  • Formation counsel to Technicolor and Sony Corporation's joint patent licensing program for digital television (DTV) and computer display monitor (CDM).
  • Deerfield Management Company in connection with various investments.

Speaking Engagements and Publications

  • NYC: Municipal Benefactor to Life Sciences and Technology Venture Capital, Lexology (November 2017)
  • Panelist, "Making an Impact: Entrepreneurship & Creative Problem-Solving" (May 2017).
  • Contributor, Lexis Nexis Practice Advisor - Private Equity Content (March 2017 to Present).
  • Guest Lecturer, Cornell Tech Master of Laws (LLM) program on international intellectual property transactions (March 2017).
  • Resigning from a Board of Directors: Considerations for VC Fund Designees, Lexology (March 2017).
  • Venture Debt: An Attractive Tool for Startup Companies, Law360 (February 2017).
  • The Calculus of Going Hostile: Recent Lessons from the Field, Law360 (April 2015).

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Union College Alumni Club of New York City (2015 - Present).